This qualification is suitable for people working in a Work Health and Safety (WHS) role who work to provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others. The qualification reflects the role of workers who apply a broad knowledge base and well developed skills in a wide variety of contexts and may include WHS coordinators and WHS officers.
|How to Apply||Please Enquire or Apply Online|
|AQF Level||Level 4: Certificate IV|
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Preferred pathways for students entering this qualification include: BSB30712 Certificate III in Work Health and Safety OR a Work Health and Safety Officer course oOR other relevant Certificate III qualifications OR Vocational experience in work health and safety roles without a formal qualification.
Possible job opportunities could include Work Health and Safety Coordinator, Work Health and Safety Officer or Workplace Health and Safety Administrator.
Students studying ONLINE are encouraged to enrol in up to three competencies (clusters) at a time.
|BSBWHS402||Assist with compliance with WHS laws||More Information|
|BSBWHS404||Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control||More Information|
|BSBWHS405||Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems||More Information|
|BSBWHS406||Assist with responding to incidents||More Information|
|BSBWHS403||Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes||More Information|
|BSBWHS408||Assist with effective WHS management of contractors||More Information|
|BSBWHS409||Assist with workplace monitoring processes||More Information|
|BSBWHS410||Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives||More Information|
|BSBWHS510||Contribute to implementing emergency procedures||More Information|
|BSBWRT401||Write complex documents||More Information|
|1||BSBWHS402 - Assist with compliance with WHS laws|
|1||BSBWHS404 - Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control|
|1||BSBWHS405 - Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems|
|2||BSBWHS406 - Assist with responding to incidents|
|2||BSBWHS403 - Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes|
|2||BSBWHS408 - Assist with effective WHS management of contractors|
|3||BSBWHS409 - Assist with workplace monitoring processes|
|3||BSBWHS410 - Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives|
|3||BSBWHS510 - Contribute to implementing emergency procedures|
|3||BSBWRT401 - Write complex documents|
Students are able to attend a five day residential school at the following CQUniversity campus locations and dates. Students should enrol into the respective availability for that location and allocated dates.
NOTE: Students are only required to enrol into three units for the residential school and are able to enrol at a later time in the remaining units in the qualification to complete these online.
Once enrolled in the unit/s each term, students are provided with access to their online resources. These include readings, assessment, templates, case studies, videostreams, forums and online collaboration tools.
Access to a computer, internet connection, email and software (i.e. Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PPT, Outlook and simple graphics program).
All resources are available online for each unit. Students will be required to purchase additional learning resources for:
An additional 'suggested' reading list is provided to students in the Course Guide after enrolment.
Students are encouraged to have access to a medium to large sized enterprise, in order to familairise themselves with WHS management systems, policies and procedures and contextualise those for assessment tasks.
Students successfully completing this qualification may be eligible for credit transfer for 2-3 units in the Diploma of Work Health and Safety (BSB51315) (Note: The Diploma of Work Health and Safety requires completion of 9 units).
On successful completion of the Diploma, students may be eligible for credit transfer towards CQUni's Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety or Bachelor of Accident Forensics.
Once enrolled in the unit/s each term, students are provided access to their online resources. These include readings, assessment, templates, case studies, videostreams, forums and online collaboration tools.
What else might I find useful?
Financial assistance with fees may be available through concessions or via ‘Time to Pay’ payment plan. This and other information such as student support, study and library assistance can be found at www.cqu.edu.au/current-student
Is what I already know taken into account?
Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.